Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)
02/02/21 5:00 PM EST
Grants of up to $90,000 to Maryland local education agencies to purchase equipment to improve the quality of school meal programs or increase participation in the National School Lunch Program. Requests may be for equipment replacements, new equipment, the refurbishment or repair of equipment, and installation costs.
Priorities and Criteria:
Equipment requests may include new equipment, renovation of equipment, or replacement of equipment. Regulations at 2 CFR Part 200.33 define equipment as tangible personal property having a useful life of more than one year and a per-unit acquisition cost which equals or exceeds the lesser of the capitalization level established by the non-Federal entity for financial statement purposes, or $5,000.
For FY 2020 Equipment Assistance Grants, Congress has specified that the threshold for the purchase of equipment cannot be lower than $1,000. All individual items requested under this grant must be valued at $1,000 or more. Cost(s) incurred prior to the approval of the grant may not be funded through the award.
GrantWatch ID#: 151119
Estimated Number of Grants: 10-15
Estimated Average Grant Amount: $1,000 to $90,000
Length of Grant: October 1, 2020 –September 30, 2022
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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